Dog & Cat Licenses

Cat and dog licenses are provided by the Office of Vital Statistics in the Department of Health and Human Services:

Office of Vital Statistics,
Montclair Department of Health and Human Services
Montclair Municipal Building
205 Claremont Avenue
Third Floor
Montclair, NJ 07042

Phone number: 973-509-4973

Dog and cat license forms available for download.

Dog License form (600KB PDF)

Cat License Form (500KB PDF)

Please download the above form(s), fill out and send with payment to:

Department of Health and Human Services
205 Claremont Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07042

The State Health Department requires all cats and dogs to be licensed and vaccinated against rabies.

Licenses can be obtained from the Health Department at the Montclair Health Department, third floor, 205 Claremont Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042

Dog Licenses: Renewed Every January

The fees are as follows:
Neutered/Spayed - $12.00
Non-neutered/Spayed - $15.00
Late Fee: $10.00 *
Lost Tag Fee: $1.00

There is a late fee of $5.00 for license applications received after March 1st of licensing year. A copy of a valid rabies certificate must be presented at time of licensing.

Cat Licenses: Renewed Every September

Fees are as follows:
Neutered Cats: $8.00
Senior Citizens Neutered Cats: $5.00
Non-neutered Cats: $11.00
Senior Citizens Non-neutered Cats: $8.00
Late Fee: $10.00 *
Lost Tag Fee: $1.00

*Late fee applicable if application is not received by November 1st of licensing year.

The Township of Montclair has free rabies clinics in February, May and September.